okra/ lady finger /bhindi we all cook in in a different way and always it taste good .okra/ ladyfinger /bhindi is rich in vitamin A,B,C and high in dietary fiber, low in calories. Stuffed vegetable gives a different taste , stuffed bhindi/okra with spices and onion is very delicious recipe one of my favorites way to cook and eat bhindi/okra ..Bharwan bhindi goes well with dal rice or parathas. It is a very easy recipe. Indian Masala okra recipe is here
What we need
250-gram okra /bhindi
3 tablespoon besan /chickpea flour
½ teaspoon cumin seed
½ teaspoon dry mango powder or 2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/3 teaspoon red chilli powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
1 pinches, asafoetida /hing
1 big size onion sliced
Salt to taste
2 tablespoon oil
How to make
- Wash okra (bhindi) and dry with the cloth. Cut into 2-inch pieces and make a slit for stuffing.
- For stuffing in a bowl mix besan red chilli powder, mango powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste, salt add a ½ tsp oil and mix well.
Stuff the okra with stuffing.
- Heat oil in a pan add cumin seed, asafoetida when cumin started crackle add onion stir and cook for a 1 minutes add okra/bhindi cover and cook on low flame for 6-7 minutes or until done stir occasionally.
Add leftover masala when okra/bhindi is almost done and cook.
- Serve hot with Roti/paratha or as a side dish .
stuffed bhindi/okra can be cooked without onion and garlic. only you need to skip those steps.